So you are renting a U Haul trailer but you don’t know what size hitch you need. I will tell you what size hitch you need for the U Haul trailer and more.
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What Size Hitch Will I Need for a U Haul Trailer?
For a U Haul trailer, you will need about a 1-⅞” or 2” ball. All U Haul trailers can be towed with this size ball. There are other size balls that can be used to tow a U Haul trailer but this is the most common size that is used.
How Do I Know What Size Trailer Hitch I Need?
You probably do not know what size trailer hitch you need for your U Haul trailer. It’s not a big deal, you can do a simple Google search and find out what size hitch you actually are going to need. All kinds of results are going to populate, you just have to do your due diligence and research.
It can be easier if you know what you are looking for. So if you have any idea about the size hitch you need or may need, this can make your search a little easier and a lot less intimidating. So yes, just do a Google search for what size trailer hitch you need and you should be able to figure out what size hitch you need.
Keep in mind that there are a lot of different size hitches for trailers. Every trailer needs a certain sized hitch and the hitch could be the same size from trailer to trailer but nine times out of ten you’ll need a different sized hitch.
If you have a personal trailer, chances are, it will need a different sized hitch than a U Haul trailer. Remember this.
What Is The Standard Hitch Size for a Trailer?
The most standard hitch size for a trailer is about 2”. There are a lot of different size hitches to choose from so you want to be careful to choose the right one. On the internet, you can find step-by-step guides that go into detail about how to find the right sized hitch for your U Haul trailer or any trailer in particular.
What Trailer Connector Does U Haul Use?
Most vehicles come with a 7-way round connection for trailer lighting and U Haul trailers need a 4-way flat connection so you are able to hook the 4-way flat connection up to your 7-way round outlet. And if you don’t know what trailer connector your U Haul trailer uses, it could be a good idea to just ask U Haul. They should be more than happy to help.
A hitch is going to be one of those things that you just can’t do without. Some people may think they can pull a trailer without a hitch when they don’t really even know what a hitch is. A hitch is going to allow your trailer to hook up to your vehicle so you’ll need it.
Where Can I Find a Hitch for My U Haul Trailer?
You probably already know where to find a hitch for your U Haul trailer but if you’re not sure you probably can go to Lowe’s or Tractor Supply or a similar store in your area. It really is not hard to find a store that carries trailer hitches unless you live in a small hick town where there aren’t a bunch of stores. In that case, you may have to drive out to find the right store that carries hitches for your U Haul trailer.
My best guess is that U Haul would carry some hitches for their trailers. I’m not sure if this is something that they do but you could always check with them to see if they have any in stock. You won’t be able to pull your U Haul trailer without a hitch.
What Size Hitch Do I Need for a Trailer?
You will need a 1-⅞” or 2” hitch ball for a U Haul trailer. If you are not familiar with hitch ball you may want to do your research but I can assure you that this is what you will need.